Tista' taqra bil- Malti.
The Superintendent of Public Health Prof. Charmaine Gauci delivered the daily update on COVID-19 cases in Malta and Gozo.
Highlights from today’s press briefing:
- 19 new cases: 5 travel-related and 14 locally transmitted
- Total coronavirus cases: 188
- One of the persons who has contracted the virus is an employee at the Lidl store in Safi
- People who have visited the Lidl store in Safi between the 26th and 30th March should call the helpline 111 if they feel any symptoms
- All new cases are in a good health condition
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All new cases are in good health condition.
Prof.Gauci reiterated that until people receive the results of their swab test they remain indoors to avoid local transmission.
The travel-related cases: 5 men
The 14 local transmission cases; 7 women and 7 men
Prof. Gauci reiterated the importance that people do not attend work if they are unwell.
Authorities are also in contact with the rest of the staff working at the Lidl store in Ħal Safi.
Prof.Gauci has advised all those people who have visited the Lidl store in Ħal Safi between the 26th and 30th March to call the helpline 111 if they feel any symptoms related to the coronavirus.
One of the persons who has contracted the virus is an employee at the Lidl store in Safi. This has already been reported earlier today.
627 Swab tests were carried out yesterday; 19 new cases confirmed; 14 local transmissions and 5 travel-related. The total number of coronavirus cases in Malta and Gozo: 188
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19th March – Watch: 5 new coronavirus cases; Total 53
20th March – Watch: 11 new coronavirus cases – 1st case reported in Gozo
21st March – Watch: Nine new coronavirus cases confirmed
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